6" ereaders compare

6″ e-reader device comparison (within the budget $100 price range)

Nook Touch


Barnes and Noble NOOK® Simple Touch™
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Easiest to use 6” touchscreen. Most advanced E-Ink® display—crisp text, even in bright sun. Longest battery life—read up to 2 months on just 1 charge. Ultra-light and thin—under 8 ounces. Largest bookstore with more than 2 million titles—get them in seconds.

  • 6-inch touchscreen, world’s most advanced E Ink Pearl display
  • 25% faster page turns and 80% less flashing than any other eReader
  • Best-Text Technology specially optimizes each letter for ultra crisp words
  • 16-level gray scale for greater detail – Read in bright sun with no glare
  • Adjustable text with 7 font sizes & 6 font styles
  • Look-up words in the built-in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Operating System: Android 2.1
File Formats Supported: EPUB, GIF, PNG, PDF
Built-In Memory Storage Capacity: 2GB
Expandable microSD card up to 32GB
Display Size: 6.0 “
Maximum Resolution: 800 x 600
Grey Scale: 16-level gray scale
Wired Connectivity: USB 2.0
Wireless Technology: Wi-Fi Enabled
Wireless Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Input Type: MicroSD Card, Mini-USB
Output Type: Mini USB
Expandable microSD slot
Includes: Rechargeable Battery
Battery Charge Life: Up to 2 Months
Height: 6.5 inches
Width: 5.0 inches
Depth: 0.47 inches
Weight: 7.48 ounces


iriver Story HD Digital EBook Reader

iriver Story HD Digital EBook Reader

Enjoy your favorite novels on this digital, hi-def book reader from iRiver. This device provides up to two gigabytes of memory and can accommodate an SD card. This device is Wi-Fi enabled, so you can access thousands of title from Google eBooks.
Features: 240,000 Word English Dictionary
File Formats Supported: DOC, TXT, PPT, EPUB, PDF, XLS
Built-In Memory Storage Capacity: 1.4GB
Display Features: 6″ E-Ink Display, High-Definition
Display Size: 6.0 “
Maximum Resolution: 1024 x 768
Wired Connectivity: USB 2.0
Wireless Technology: Wi-Fi Enabled
Wireless Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g
Input Method: Keyboard Entry
Input Type: SD Card Slot, SDHC Card, Mini-USB, SD Card
Includes: USB 2.0 Cable, Quick Start Guide
Battery Charge Life: Up to 3 Weeks or 14,000 Page Turns
Product Weight : 7.3
Dimensions: 7.5″ L x 5.01″ W x 0.37″ T
Display Features: High-Definition, 6″ E-Ink Display


Kindle Touch

Kindle Touch

  • Most-advanced E Ink display, now with multi-touch
  • New sleek design – 8% lighter, 11% smaller, holds 3,000 books
  • Only e-reader with text-to-speech, audiobooks and mp3 support
  • Built in Wi-Fi – Get books in 60 seconds
  • Borrow Kindle books from your public library
  • Exclusive EasyReach touch technology lets you read easily with one hand
  • New X-Ray feature lets you look up characters, historical figures, and interesting phrases.

Features: Auto Shutoff, MP3 Playback, Wireless, Games, Touch Screen, Built-In Speakers
Built-In Memory Storage Capacity: 4GB
File Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
Display Features: 6″ E-Ink Display
Display Size: 6.0 “
Maximum Resolution: 1024 x 768
Wired Connectivity: USB 2.0
Wireless Technology: Wi-Fi Enabled
Wireless Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Input Method: Touch Screen
Input Type: Mini-USB
Output Type: Mini USB
Includes: USB 2.0 Cable, USB Extension Cable, USB Sync Cable
Battery Charge Life: Up to 2 Months
Product Weight : 7.5 ounces

Sony Ultra-Light Reader


Sony Ultra-Light Reader

This 6-inch ultra-light eReader with Wi-Fi from Sony lets you read public library downloads conveniently. Glare-free touchscreen for bright viewing, even in direct sunlight. Includes note-taking capability, Internet browser, touch screen, dictionary, audio playback. White.

Features: Dictionary, Wireless, Touch Screen, Audio Playback, Note-Taking, Internet Browser
File Formats Supported: EPUB, TXT, JPEG, PDF, GIF, DRM, PNG
Built-In Memory Storage Capacity: 2GB
Display Features: 6″ E-Ink Display
Display Size: 6.0 “
Maximum Resolution: 600 x 800
Wired Connectivity: USB 2.0
Wireless Technology: Wi-Fi Enabled
Wireless Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Output Type: USB
Includes: Quick Start Guide, USB 2.0 Cable, Stylus
Battery Charge Life: Up to 5 Weeks
Screen Type : E-Ink Pearl
Grey Scale: 16-level gray scale
Product Weight : 5.9oz
Built-in Dictionary: Yes
Dimensions: 6.8″ x 4.3″ x 0.35″
Card Reader : Micro SD
Built-in Dictionaries and Translators

A handy search function lets you look up words in 2 English language dictionaries, including The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition and Oxford Dictionary of English, Revised Edition and 10 built-in translation dictionaries.

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